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Fletcher Allen Cafeterias Seek Zero Waste

You won’t find burgers or fries on the menu at Fletcher Allen Health Care, Vermont’s largest hospital.
HOSPITAL FOOD nFOR YEARS A TERM OFTEN CONSIDERED A JOKE BURGERS AND FRIES HARDLY NUTRITIOUS nBUT TIMES ARE CHANGING VERMONT ‘S LARGEST HOSPITAL IT MEANS A MENU AND EVERYTHING ELSE ON THE TRADE nIS ALIVE STEWART LEDBETTER IS TONIGHT ‘S GREEN TEAM FIVE REPORTS nFROM THE MENU OUT FRONT IT MIGHT PASS FOR UPSCALE RESTAURANT nFACT IS IT FLETCHER ALAN HOSPITAL THESE DAYS BURGERS AND FRIES ARE N’T SERVED ANYMORE nWHAT WE ‘RE TRYING TO DO IS LIVE OUR MISSION THREE YEARS AGO THE HOSPITAL SIGNED A PLEDGE FROM THE GROUP HEALTH CARE WITHOUT HARM nTHAT CHANGED A nLOT OF WHAT THEY DO BUYING AS MUCH FRESH nLOCAL OR SUSTAINABLY PRODUCED FOODS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR nI THINK MOST EVERYTHING THEY HAVE YEARS FOR YOU BUT THE MENU PREPARED BY A CHEF IS ONLY PART OF THE STORY nBECAUSE THE SIX THOUSAND MEALS SERVED DAILY AT THE STATE ‘S LARGEST RESTAURANT nGENERATES ALMOST NOTHING FOR THE LANDFILL nIT DOES N’T LIK

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